The Chair’s Blog

Running, climbing, sliding…..whatever gets you there the quickest!

Some very varied racing occurred this weekend! British Fell running relays yesterday and York 10 mile or the Marathon today! Amazing performances by absolutely everyone. Special thanks to Fell Running Phil for organising the relays. It takes quite a lot of work to make sure 18 Nidders get to a remote location in Tebay to […]

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What’s occurring?

Hey ho everyone, Another big well done this week to anyone who has been racing at Manchester Marathon, Richmond 10km or anywhere else. Coming up next weekend we have two very exciting and contrasting events in the Club champs. Saturday is the Fell Relays. I think it could be hilly. Then Sunday is the York […]

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The first week of a new month in Nidd Valley with Captains Corner, and last call for club kit!

So much has been going on AGAIN this weekend! Parkrun and Grewelthorpe in the Champs and of course people doing virtual and actual London Marathon, and even an ultra marathon! Epic achievements all round. The week ahead is looking good too: On Tuesday and Thursday we have club run at 6:45 for a 7 pm […]

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A Meet with Alan Harby

Good Day Nidder’s Hoping you are all ticketyboo ! Last week after chatting to Alan Harby in the bar I suddenly thought, “ I want to spend a bit more quality time with this man” So I called him and asked if he would meet me for a coffee to share his past.   Whilst […]

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Nidd Valley weekly info email!

Good afternoon everyone! I Hope you’ve all been having a great weekend. Well done as ever to those who have been racing this week at Great Whernside and / or the Crag Rat run. The next races in the club champs coming up are Fountains Abbey Park run next Saturday, and the Grewelthorpe Multi terrain […]

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Register for the PECOs NOW!

PECOs are open and the first one is Harrogate.  £15 for 5 races. I’d encourage everyone to give this a go.  Let’s go for a really strong club turnout. https://racebest.com/races/x8c66 Thanks Kevin and Sarah

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What’s occurring this week?

Monday Jeremy is organising a Guy Fawkes 10 mile run starting at 6 pm from Ripley Car park. He says that everyone is welcome and that it will be slow and steady. I’d definitely suggest head torches for this one, as it will get dark and a lot of the route is on quiet country […]

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From The Chair

Good Day to all members of NVRR As we have gradually got back to normal, it has been wonderful seeing old friends and new meeting at various events and club nights. Seeing the smiles, the banter, and the hard work we all put in at whatever pace we run. After the club run on Thursday […]

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This week

Hey everyone! I hope you’ve all had a great weekend and well done if you’re been racing, Tholthorpe 10km and Yorkshireman off road marathon and half marathon have been going on. Great stuff! This week’s championship race is the York 5km series race on Friday evening I believe, so good luck if you’re doing that. […]

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From The Chair

Good Morning to all members of Nidd Valley Road Runners, At 68 years young,   I have experienced being a part of many companies, clubs, institutions, groups etc, etc.  Through my lifetime I have enjoyed some more than others as I am sure would have  been the same for you. And when I look back, […]

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Cake and racing!

Hello! It’s that time again for me to send you a load of links so you know what’s going on this week! The first link is to Debbie Jarvis’ just giving page. She’s bringing a load of cakes and energy bar and such like to the club on Tuesday evening for people to buy on […]

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Captain’s Corner, the week ahead and club kit!

Hi Team Nidd, As we come back from the summer holidays and autumn marathon training ramps up, a reminder to keep an eye on the Road champs races coming up for the second half of the season, so you can grab a few last minute points if you need them. The full list is here […]

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Another Week at NVRR

Evening gang! Here is your insight into the week ahead at Nidd Valley…. Tuesday – club run as normal 7 pm from the Hockey club OR self led intervals planned by Darren from England Athletics (see * below) Wednesday – Sessay Swift championship race for those who have entered. Thursday – club run as normal […]

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The Week Ahead

Hey everyone! Another Nidd email today! This one is the details of whatever is occurring in the Nidd Valley running world this week. Well, whatever I am aware of any way! Firstly though, well done all the bog trotters and face planters at Round hill fell race today! I know I was in up to […]

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Nidd Valley Family Sports Day!

Hi everyone Exciting news! On Sunday 15th August from 2pm we will have the first ever Nidd Valley Family Sports day on parkrun Stray. It’s a chance to have a social get together, get to know a few people if you are new to the club or haven’t been for a while and have some […]

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From The Chair

Good Morning to our Nidd Valley Road Runners Team, Hoping this communication finds you all,  together with your families in good health and spirits. Do you feel the same as me ? Recently I have been injured,  and yet still from a distance of many of the events and club meetings feel the buzz of […]

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Goal race success and lots going on this month!

Wow, I’ve seen some amazing times on strava from York 10km and some great pictures on facebook! Well done everyone, and I hope you enjoyed the training as well as the race itself 🙂 Don’t forget that all important recovery now. Nothing too crazy this week, just shorter easy runs if you worked really hard in […]

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What a week! Again!

Well, we’ve been out there racing quite a bit and some of you have been to parkrun for the first time in a very long while! I Hope you’ve all been enjoying whatever racing / running you’ve been doing. I definitely enjoyed James Herriot trail race today. Captain Sarah has told me that at Fountains […]

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Hot hot hot and a lot going on!

Fantastic efforts all round from anyone racing, getting out for a run, or even doing anything energetic in the heat this weekend! Kudos to everyone who ran at Ingleborough and/or Fountains 10km. I can’t resist giving extra kudos to Sarah Fabron and Chris Morris who chose (nothing to do with me, honest) a category A […]

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Nidd Valley Weekly Message

Afternoon everyone! I hope you’ve all had a great weekend so far. Well done everyone who has been racing. So far this weekend I’ve seen results from Ilkley half marathon and Thirsk virtual evening league. Marathon training also seems to be in full swing for some members, and our 10km training plan only has a few […]

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